Shelter for families whose homes destroyed by fire


STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Starkville has opened a shelter for families whose homes are destroyed by fire.

The Starkville Daily News reports ( ) that families will be able to spend three to five days in the two-bedroom house donated by the Starkville Housing Authority.

It was renovated and furnished by volunteer groups, the Starkville Fire Department and Lowe’s Home Improvement employees.

Fire officials tell WCBI-TV ( ) that they’ve talked with Lowe’s about the possibility of more shelters.

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